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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education



Cooking

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Tex Mex Dinner

$22

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Jan 21, 2021 at 5 pm

Join JoAnne for this live, online class from her home kitchen and cook along with her as she makes delicious chicken and pepper fajitas, homemade tortillas, and lime crema. We’ll also make easy Mexican “fried ice cream” sundaes.

Upon registration you will be sent a list of ingredients if you'd like to cook along with JoAnne. 

A day or so before the class you will be emailed a link to join the class using ZOOM. If you need help with Zoom, please contact us well before the day of class as someone may not be available to help on the day of class. You can also CLICK HERE and watch a video about Zoom.

JoAnne Wood was born in England, grew up in San Francisco, and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduation from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay area.  Since moving to Maine in 2000, she has worked as a professional pastry chef, owned a dessert catering company and, for more than 15 years, taught cooking classes.  She has a passion for cooking and baking, and for teaching people of all ages.

English Tea Time

$22

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Jan 30, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Born in England, JoAnne loves sharing her beloved recipes and suggestions on how to host and enjoy classic afternoon tea. We will make the most tender fruit and cream scones, homemade lemon curd, and the perfect pot of tea in this live, online class.

A list of ingredients will be sent to you via email once you register so that you can prepare tea along with JoAnne if you wish.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

JoAnne Wood was born in England, grew up in San Francisco, and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduation from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay area.  Since moving to Maine in 2000, she has worked as a professional pastry chef, owned a dessert catering company and, for more than 15 years, taught cooking classes.  She has a passion for cooking and baking, and for teaching people of all ages.

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Delicious Dessert Bars

$22

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

We’ll be making two of JoAnne’s favorite dessert bars in this live, online class: Tangy lemon crumble bars and browned butter frosted pumpkin bars.

Upon registration we will email the ingredient list so that you can cook along with JoAnne if you wish.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

JoAnne Wood was born in England, grew up in San Francisco, and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduation from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay area.  Since moving to Maine in 2000, she has worked as a professional pastry chef, owned a dessert catering company and, for more than 15 years, taught cooking classes.  She has a passion for cooking and baking, and for teaching people of all ages.

 

Main Course Salads

$45

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Apr 10, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Don’t miss this three-part series of live, online classes where we’ll make satisfying, main course salads loaded with delicious ingredients with easy homemade dressings for each. Chicken Taco Salad with Spicy Chipotle Ranch, Field Greens, apple, candied walnut salad with blue cheese and honey balsamic dressing, Chinese chicken salad with crunchy wonton strips and soy-toasted sesame vinaigrette.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

JoAnne Wood was born in England, grew up in San Francisco, and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduation from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay area.  Since moving to Maine in 2000, she has worked as a professional pastry chef, owned a dessert catering company and, for more than 15 years, taught cooking classes.  She has a passion for cooking and baking, and for teaching people of all ages.





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